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University of Nebraska Omaha Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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University of Nebraska Omaha admissions is offered during fall, summer, and spring. The university is lightly selective with an acceptance rate of 70.8%. With a total full-time student enrolment of 10,862, the university is home to 845 international students. University offers more than 200 major and minor programs. Also, there are more than 70 graduate programs offered to international students.

  • Uniform application fee is charged by the university for all the courses.
  • IELTS/TOEFL/PTE is accepted as English proficiency proof.
  • University of Nebraska Omaha requires SAT/ACT test scores from freshmen applicants.
  • GRE test scores are required to enter graduate or business school.


Application portalUniversity application portal
Application fee45 USD
Acceptance rate70.8%
Mode of paymentCredit/ Debit/ Master card
SAT score1140
ACT score composite20
International application deadlineFall, Spring, Summer
Academic calendarSemester 
Intake seasonFall, Spring, Summer

University of Nebraska Admission Deadlines

Undergraduate Deadlines
Spring Semester 1st December 
Summer Semester 1st July
Fall Semester1st August 

Note*- Graduate application deadline for Spring 2020 is 1st August.

Admissions to graduate programs are offered during Fall, Spring, and Summer.

University of Nebraska Omaha International Admissions

International undergraduate students must apply through the International Studies & Programs Office.

English proficiency test 

Test TypeTest Scores

Visa requirements

SEVIS I-20 OR DS 2019 will only be issued after the submission of the following documents:

A copy of your passport, Copies of immigration documentation, financial responsibility statement

Admission requirements – Transcripts, certificates, letter of recommendation, personal statements, GMAT/ GRE scores, SAT/ACT scores, English Test Scores.

University of Nebraska Undergraduate Admissions

Requirements for undergraduate courses vary as per the requirements stated by the university.

How to apply – University application portal

Admission requirements: transcripts, SAT/ACT test scores, GPA, extra-curricular involvement, essay, letters of recommendation, personal statement

Popular Undergraduate Courses – Accounting, Acting/Directing, Banking, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Law, Marketing

SAT composite – 1140

ACT composite- 20

Apart from the requirements for various courses, applicants must fulfill general education requirements. General education curriculum of the university consists of the following categories:

  1. Fundamental Academic Skills which include
    1. English writing – 9 credits
    2. Quantitative Literacy – 3 credits
    3. Public Speaking – 3 credits
  2. Distribution requirements which include
    1. Humanities/ Fine Arts – 9 credits
    2. Social sciences – 9 credits
    3. Natural and Physical Sciences – 7 credits
  3. Diversity requirements which include
    1. U.S diversity – 3 credits
    2. Global diversity – 3 credits

University of Nebraska Graduate Admissions

Admission requirements for graduate programs in the university vary as per courses. GMAT/ GRE test score requirements vary from course to course.

CoursesAdmission deadlinesAcademic Requirements
Master in Business AdministrationFall- 1st July,
Spring- 1st November,
Summer- 1st April
GPA – 2.85, GMAT – 500,
GRE- 299,
IELTS – 6.5,
TOEFL (IBT)- 80,
PTE- 53
MA in Criminology and Criminal JusticeAdmissions on a rolling basis GPA- 3.0,
GRE- 300,
TOEFL (IBT)- 21,
IELTS- 7.5, 8+ preferred
MS in CybersecurityFall- 1st July,
Spring- 1st November,
Summer- 1st April
No minimum GRE requirement,
TOEFL (IBT)- 80, (PBT)- 550,
IELTS- 6.0,
PTE - 53
MACC (Accounting)Admissions on a rolling basis GPA- 3.0,
GMAT- 550,
TOEFL (PBT)- 600, (IBT)- 100 ,
PTE- 68 

Note*- M.S cybersecurity may require an applicant to be present for the interview on the campus or on the telephone.

In case the applicant does not fulfill requirements for MA Criminology/ Criminal Justice they may be considered for provisional admissions.

Supporting Documents

  • Transcripts
  • Certificate
  • Statement of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume (in a few courses)
  • Declaration of finances
  • Test scores
  • Copy of passport

Students who do not meet admission requirements may be considered for admission after they have been reviewed by the university on an individual basis.

Upcoming graduate admission application deadline for Spring semester is 1st August. Transcripts must be sent directly from academic institution through their official transcript service to University of Nebraska Omaha undergraduate admissions.

University scholarship priority deadline is 15th December 2019.

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